China Interested In Cooperation With Russia On Arctic Station Project - Foreign Ministry


China Interested in Cooperation With Russia on Arctic Station Project - Foreign Ministry

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 13th May, 2021) Beijing, following Seoul, is showing interest in cooperation in the framework of the project to build the Snezhinka Arctic station, Nikolai Korchunov, ambassador-at-large of the Russian Foreign Ministry, senior official of the Arctic Council from Russia, told Sputnik.

"China has already announced that it is ready to join, is showing interest in the project, including the supply of equipment," Korchunov said.

He said South Korea has already decided that it will participate in the construction.

In November 2020, Korchunov announced that Seoul is creating a fund to work with Russia in hydrogen energy industry, and work on the Snezhinka station could become the first project of the fund.